Author Archive | John Dunn

Eszter’s Relocation

The following stories were recorded between June 2014 and November 2016, which was when Eszter was ‘relocated’. Eszter’s ‘relocation’ was seen in the new Forced Out preview at This is Sirius exhibition, and it affected everyone who saw it. For more than thirty years Eszter  lived at 31 Dalgety Terrace. The Maritime was Eszter’s landlord, […]

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Jack Mundey Recognised

“Jack Mundey is an individual whose impact on the fabric of this city is perhaps greater than any other. Not because of the buildings he designed, or commissioned, or built – but because of the buildings he saved,” said to Andrew Nimmo, President of the Australian Institute of Architects, as he announced the President’s Award […]

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This is Sirius Exhibition Opening

Why Sirius Matters

This is Sirius is an exhibition celebrating Sirius and its residents. Presented at the National Trust Centre by John Dunn and Margaret Bishop on behalf of the Save Our Sirius Foundation, and supported by the National Trust, Historic Houses and City of Sydney, the exhibition ran from 8 to 16 June. All works from the exhibition are […]

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Vivid & Friday Night Sirius

Architects, designers, artists, lawyers, journalists, off-duty media stars and local residents celebrated Friday Night Sirius last week. Throughout the night there was music, a barbecue, drinks and good conversation, and guests weaved ribbons through the cyclone-wire fence recently erected around Sirius to intimidate Sirius residents and their guests. One thousand people answered Tim Ross’s call […]

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